Loyle Carner / O2 Academy Oxford, 7 février 2017 19:00, O2 Academy Oxford
Future Perfect presents
O2 Academy Oxford
Tuesday 7th February
14+ / 7pm / £15adv
After selling out The Bullingdon in September, we’re hugely excited to be bringing Loyle Carner back to Oxford, this time at O2 Academy!
22-year-old, South Londoner Loyle Carner announces his highly anticipated debut album ‘Yesterday’s Gone’ will be released 20th January through burgeoning label AMF Records. Lead single ‘The Isle Of Arran’ was premiered this week on Annie Mac’s BBC Radio 1 show and was hailed her Hottest Record In The World. Fans can receive ‘The Isle Of Arran’, ‘Ain’t Nothing Changed’, ‘Florence’, ‘Stars & Shards’ and ‘No CD’ when they preorder ‘Yesterday’s Gone’.
[ Pre-order Here]
Loyle’s insight, erudition and poetic intensity have earned him the respect of all the right people: die-hard hip-hop fans, industry insiders and most importantly, his peers. ‘Yesterday’s Gone’ is planted at an intersection between the boom-bap of East Coast hip-hop, jazz-inflected portraits of South London, and soulful laid back pop. There’s a bedrock of honest and raw sentimentality running through ‘Yesterday’s Gone’.
Album opener ‘The Isle Of Arran’ sounds a little like early Kanye – with its pitched-up gospel sample, a chorus of rhythmic claps propelling the tune along and lyrics marked by relatability, honesty, self-depreciation, themes of responsibility and family, it hits the ground running and sets the tone for the whole album.
Having shared stages with the likes of Nas, MF Doom and Kate Tempest, sold out international tours, Loyle announced two nights at Shepherd’s Bush Empire and today confirms further UK headline dates. Fans will be able to access an exclusive presale on Wednesday 24th November by pre-ordering the album from Loyle’s website http://www.loylecarner.com. General tickets go onsale Friday 26th November.